The October CTC-RI Board of Directors annual meeting marked not only a change in officers, but confirmation of our stellar 2022-23 slate of Directors. CTC-RI recognizes the important work and impact made by departing Board members: G.
Practices participating in this year’s program should have received their 1st payment for participation. 2nd payment is scheduled for early February and is contingent on meeting 3 out of 4 Immunization & Lead Screening targets or improvement targets based on January 15 KIDSNET data.
Our NCQA Behavioral Health Distinction (BH) Readiness Collaborative held their Year 2 midpoint meeting on October 27. This was an opportunity for practices to collaborate about the NCQA requirements, challenges, and successes in the path toward BH distinction.
There is a new Zoom link here for the monthly conversations with our Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) practice facilitators, Dr. Liz Cantor and Dr. Kristin David. The event will occur over Zoom, every 3rd Friday of the month, with our next meeting scheduled for November 18, at 12:00pm.
CTC-RI hosted our 2nd Asthma Essentials ECHO this month. This ECHO aims to bring together partners from multiple learning and care communities. CTC-RI was thrilled to welcome providers, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, nurse case managers, community health workers, and school nurses to engage in the ECHO “all teach, all learn” model through didactic and case presentations.
On December 9, CTC-RI will continue the discussion on Unconscious Bias in Healthcare with Robert T. Jones, Chief Empowerment Officer of T. Lee Associates, an international education consulting company. Robert was formerly the program director for the National Conference for Community and Justice in the RI and SE New England Region.
We just released our 2021 Annual Report, which offers a look at how the Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island (CTC-RI) and PCMH Kids (a division of CTC-RI) stepped up to support primary care practices as they adjusted to caring for patients and families amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. RI families and the healthcare system have faced enormous stressors during the past two year
The October CTC-RI Board of Directors annual meeting marked a change in officers and the appointment of new members who will continue the legacy of our stellar Board. CTC-RI recognizes the important work and impact made by departing Board members: G.
Patricia Flanagan MD FAAP, new Clinical Director for CTC-RI, was recently elected to the board of the American Academy of Pediatrics, representing chapters in New England, Canada, and Uniformed Services. She will serve a 4-year term beginning January 2023.
CTC-RI recently held a Year 2 midpoint meeting for practices participating in the NCQA Behavioral Health (BH) Distinction Readiness Collaborative. We asked Gregory Steinmetz, MD of Associates in Primary Care Medicine, to reflect on how receiving the Distinction has benefited his practice and his patients.
The mission of the Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island is to lead the transformation of primary care in Rhode Island in the context of an integrated health care system; and to improve the quality of care, the patient experience of care, the affordability of care, and the health of the populations we serve.